Which from endocrine glands is responsible for a regulation of sleep?

hypothalamus
adrenal glands
thymus
pineal gland
The pineal gland is a small en­docrine gland in the ver­te­brate brain. It produces mela­ton­in, a sero­tonin derived hormone, which affects the mod­u­la­tion of sleep pat­tern­s. Mela­tonin is sold over-the-­counter as a sleep aid in the U.S. and Canada.

Answers distribution

hypothalamus
adrenal glands
thymus
pineal gland
answers
flagUkraine
0%
6%
0%
93%
30
flagPoland
21%
7%
7%
63%
11030
flagGermany
16%
9%
7%
63%
143
flagCzech Republic
26%
0%
10%
63%
19
flagFrance
18%
16%
2%
62%
37
flagSpain
23%
15%
0%
61%
13
flagRepublic of Ireland
29%
5%
3%
60%
51
flagthe Netherlands
21%
3%
15%
60%
33
flagthe United Kingdom
24%
7%
8%
59%
306
flagSweden
21%
7%
14%
57%
14
flagIndia
25%
13%
5%
54%
184
flagNorway
33%
0%
14%
52%
21
flagCanada
33%
12%
5%
48%
39
flagUnknown
34%
8%
6%
47%
146
flagthe United Arab Emirates
37%
12%
0%
43%
16
flagthe Philippines
30%
11%
15%
42%
26
flagMalaysia
26%
20%
6%
40%
15
flagthe United States
32%
12%
15%
38%
459
flagPakistan
34%
13%
13%
37%
29
flagAustralia
46%
7%
23%
23%
13

Gender

men47%
women54%
hypothalamus
29%
26%
adrenal glands
11%
9%
thymus
11%
9%
pineal gland
47%
54%

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